For 40 years Apotex has been committed to being your best business partner. This means working hard to ensure sustainable supply for pharmacies across the country.

To help achieve this, we’ve been transparent at providing regular supply chain updates and working hard to ensure supply of the products you need most.

We like to think these steps have helped make a difference and our partners seem to agree. We continue to work with our partners to strengthen our relationships. For the last 3 years we have been ranked #1 among generic suppliers in Canada.*

The Pharmacy Advantage Report helps rank manufacturers, giving insight into their performance versus competition and peers. Participating retailers and distributors confidentially rate manufacturers on a range of business-related topics. Ultimately, the results help manufacturers to improve performance and collaborate more effectively with their retail partners.

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  • Personnel
  • Education and Sustainable
    Professional Practice
  • Supply Chain
  • Customer Service
    and Support
  • 1974

    Apotex Founded by Dr. Barry Sherman with one employee in a 5,000 sq foot facility

  • 1980

    Apotex was first to market with a generic version of Propranolol, a blood-pressure drug, boosting the company profile

  • 1991

    Over 1,000 employees reached

  • 1992

    Apotex Fermentation opened in Winnipeg to develop fermentation-based technologies for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)

  • 1993

    Establishment of the Etobicoke manufacturing facility with a footprint of over 600,000 sq feet

  • 1995

    Over 2,000 employees reached

  • 2005

    Expansion of Etobicoke facility begins, quadrupling manufacturing capacity

  • 2009

    Over 5,000 employees reached

  • 2010-2012

    Through its litigation efforts, Apotex launches generic versions of blockbuster drugs, LIPITOR® (Apo-Atorvastatin), NEXIUM® (Apo-Esomeprazole) and CRESTOR® (Apo-Rosuvastatin), years before the brand patents were set to expire, driving savings to the Canadian Healthcare system.

  • 2015

    Over 6,000 employees reached